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Site Agent - Highways

Ref: JN -072018-61922
GBP35000.00 - GBP42000.00 per annum + car, pension, holiday etc.
UK, Hampshire
Construction & Engineering, Site Management
13th July 2018
Job Type

Due to organic growth we are looking to attract a Site Agent to join a multi-disciplinary tier 1 main contractor in Southampton. This role will find you responsible for overseeing the day to day delivery and management of a number of highways related projects, covering both maintenance and capital expenditure.

This contract in particular has a demonstrable and extensive history of developing and promoting staff from within the organisation. Many of their Operations Directors originated from Site Agent level. This position would act as an excellent development role for someone looking to step up from Supervisor or Sub Agent level, taking on more responsibility across larger crews and multiple projects and schemes.

There is a fantastic, collaborative working arrangement with their client offering you a non-adversarial environment, proven by the securing of a recent 5 year extension. Focused on innovation, they have won a number of industry awards and they have very much embraced the digital future of infrastructure.

As a Highways Site Agent, you will:
-Oversee several highways maintenance programmes and planned works
-Set up new projects, oversee current schemes and plan future programmes of works
-Manage site activities such as labour, materials and contractor liaison
-Coordinate gangs between sites, traffic management and organising / ordering materials
-Maintain accurate progress records
-Ensure a relentless focus on health & safety

To be successful in this position it is envisaged that you:
-Have experience of working on a highways contract, covering maintenance and schemes
-Hold detailed operational knowledge
-Be educated to NVQ qualification in emergency and winter service operations
-Have a good level of general business acumen
-Have good interpersonal skills; communication skills, and be able to provide clear direction to your team.

Please contact us in confidence for a discussion on what we see as an excellent career development opportunity.

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